Thailand post office / Indonesia land reclamation / UNSSC online course

Fans purchase for post office blows up corruption allegations.  The sight of 30 fans mounted on the ceiling of a 60-square metre mail room at the Khu Khot post office, shared by Thailand Post's labour union, has amazed netizens and raised suspicions about irregularities in the procurement of office supplies by Thailand Post Co Ltd.

Bangkok Post: https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/1712036/fans-purchase-for-post-office-blows-up-corruption-allegations

 

Indonesian governor latest official busted for bribes in environmental case.  Nurdin Basirun, the Riau Islands governor is alleged to have taken the equivalent of at least $11,300 in bribes through a series of bank transfers made by Abu Bakar via the two fisheries department officials, in connection with a permit issued for land reclamation project in the province.

Indra Nugraha/Mongabay: https://news.mongabay.com/2019/07/indonesian-governor-latest-official-busted-for-bribes-in-environmental-case/

 

Moving from commitment to action: Integration of Anti-corruption in Sustainable Development Goals (Blog).  “…the implementation of the SDGs and in particular SDG 16 will not be successful if proper national mechanisms are not put in place to mainstream, measure and monitor the progress of anti-corruption in SDG implementation.”

Anga Timilsina/UN System Staff College: https://www.unssc.org/news-and-insights/blog/moving-commitment-action-integration-anti-corruption-sustainable-development/

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